Nominated for poetry prize
Well, this is rather splendid... I've been selected as one of the final 10 in the National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Books 'Poetry Prize' competition! I'm told the final judging will be taking place in December/January and, as one of the 10 shortlisted poets, I've been invited to perform the poem at a celebration event hosted by Bloomsbury (the publisher of Harry Potter no less!) in the new year, in front of selected guests from Bloomsbury, National Literacy Trust and the
Baddiel launches this year's DBA!
David Baddiel took to the stage to launch this year’s Doncaster Book Awards to a packed house of children at The Dome (1st October). The DBA, for who I vounteer as treasurer (amongst other things) is now in its twelfth year. We've got a simple goal: to get every child in our town reading for pleasure. Given the amount of children queuing up to get their books signed, our mission is now one large step closer to being accomplished! Baddiel’s children’s book, ‘The Parent Agenc